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Friday practice notes

Wide receivers coach Billy Gonzales observes Fred Ross going through a cone drill. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second spring practice on Friday afternoon and like the first it was conducted in shells and shorts. The Bulldogs will don pads for the first time on Tuesday. I missed the first part of practice while

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Tuesday practice notes

Safety Brandon Wells has transferred to Pearl River Community College. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its first spring practice on Tuesday, which was a day earlier than scheduled due to inclement weather expected on Wednesday. Here are a few notes I jotted down while I was at practice… Today’s practice was only

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Jiles hopeful for spring return

Cedric Jiles‘ 2014 season was over before it even began. The Mississippi State cornerback saw his sophomore year come to an abrupt end with a torn hamstring during the team’s final scrimmage before the season opener. “About 10 days before

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Sunday bowl practice notes

Brandon Holloway returned two kickoffs for touchdowns during Sunday's practice. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

There was a big crowd on hand at today’s open practice. Fans took advantage of the nice weather and turned out by the hundreds to watch Mississippi State prepare for the Orange Bowl. Here are a few things I jotted

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Jiles out for the season

Cedric Jiles will miss the 2014 season due to a hamstring injury.  (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen confirmed Monday that sophomore cornerback Cedric Jiles will miss the remainder of the 2014 season with a hamstring injury. Jiles injured his hamstring during fall camp and has not seen action this fall. The

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Mullen recaps MSU’s first scrimmage

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen spoke for the first time following the Bulldogs first scrimmage on Saturday. Mullen shared his thoughts on the scrimmage as well as the improvements he’d like to see before the next one on Friday.

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Coordinators speak at MSU Media Day

Mississippi State co-offensive coordinator Billy Gonzales interviewed for the head coaching job at Colorado State. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Co-offensive coordinators Billy Gonzales and John Hevesy along with defensive coordinator Geoff Collins met with the media Saturday at Mississippi State’s annual on-campus media day. The trio broke down their respective sides of the ball as well as their individual

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Post spring cornerbacks review

Aberdeen's Jamerson Love is the only senior corner on the Bulldogs roster. (Spruce Derden/ USA Today Sports)

The biggest question for me entering last season was at cornerback for Mississippi State. The Bulldogs were losing NFL second round picks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay and also breaking in a coach to the college ranks for the first

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HDVideo: Cedric Jiles

Mississippi State sophomore cornerback Cedric Jiles made five tackles and had an interception during Saturday’s scrimmage. Jiles spoke about his big day on defense. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wlVGgR8-_g[/youtube]

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Saturday scrimmage stats

Cedric Jiles will miss the 2014 season due to a hamstring injury.  (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Scoring: 49-yard field goal by Evan Sobiesk 33-yard field goal by Westin Graves Gus Walley 37-yard pass from Dak Prescott (Graves kick) 35-yard field goal by Sobiesk Jameon Lewis 48-yard pass from Prescott (Sobiesk kick) 24-yard field goal by #41

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Friday practice notes

Sophomore defensive tackle Nick James has had a solid first week of spring. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Here are a few notes from Friday’s spring practice at Mississippi State. I’m a little late getting these up tonight due to practice and the baseball game going back-to-back. Today was the Bulldogs first day in pads. Sophomore wide receiver

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